Scarpa's fascia


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Related to Scarpa's fascia: Colles fascia, Camper's fascia, Scarpa's triangle

Scarpa's fascia

[′skär·pəz ‚fā·shə]
(anatomy)
The deep, membranous layer of the superficial fascia of the lower abdomen.
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Infectious cases originating from the genitalia, the infecting bacteria probably pass through Buck's fascia of the penis and spread along the dartos fascia of the scrotum and penis, Colles' fascia of the perineum, and Scarpa's fascia of the anterior abdominal wall.
On the ipsilateral side of the reservoir, a long clamp is passed over the pubis in the plane between Scarpa's fascia and the rectus fascia down to the perineal incision.
To facilitate pump placement, an ipsilateral subcutaneous pouch is created superficial to Scarpa's fascia using Hegar dilators up to #15.